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The Pulp Western: 
A Popular History of the Western Fiction Magazine in America 

© 2003 by John A. Dinan. All rights reserved. 



This is a reprint of a book originally published in 1989 



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Cover design by John Teehan 
Typesetting and layout by John Teehan 

Published in the USA by BearManor Media 
ISBN— 1-59393-003-8 



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Table of Contents 

The Cover inset 

Foreword i 

In The Beginning — The Dime Novels 1 

The Pulp Western 7 

The Romance Western 33 

The Hero Western 37 

Further Variations 51 

The Pulp Western Story 57 

Other Writing Techniques 69 

The Men Behind the Masks— The Editors 73 

Hacking Them Out By the Dozens — The Writers 81 

To "B" Or Not To "B"— the Pulps & the Movies 123 

Beneath a Pastel Sun — The Artists 129 

The End To the Trail — The Demise of the Pulp Fiction 135 

Afterword 143 

Bibliography 147 

Index 151 



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Ace High Magazines, 52 

Arensen, Finn, 136 

Bacon, Daisy, 8, 136 

Ballard, Willis Todhunter, 119-120 

Barker, S. Omar, 97, 120-121 

Barnes, Charles, 30 

Baumhofer, Walter, 130-131 

Beadle and Adams, 2 

Bedford-Jones, H., 9, 82, 90 

Bjorklund, Larry, 27 

Boggs, Red, 12 

Bond, Lee, 20, 25 

Bosworth, Allan R., 21, 28, 59 

Bower, Bertha M., 107 

Bragg, WiUiamE, 21,24 

Brand, Max, See Faust, Frederick 

Buffalo Bill, 2 

Buntline, Ned, See Judson, Zane 

Carroll 
Conlon, Ben, See Gridley, Austin 
Curry, Tom, 40 
Bundy Rex, 83 
Burr, John, 27 
Carleton, Warren E., 26 
Cave, Hugh, 117 
Coburn, Walt, 54, 87 
Complete Western Book Magazine, 50 
Cowboy Movie Thrillers, 5 1 
Cox, Bill, 119 
Curry, Tom, 94 



David, Don, 40 

Davis, Robert H., 80, 85 

Deadwood Dick, 3 

Delano, Gerry, 53 

DeLavy, Edmund J., 131 

DeSoto, Raphael, 131 

Dime Novels, 1 

Dobie, J. Frank, 99 

Drago, Harry Sinclair, 50 

Dunn, J. Allan, 17 

Eggenhoffer, Nick, 131 

Elwell, R. Farrington, 132 

Evarts, Hal C, 104-105 

Faust, Frederick, 7, 11, 54, 57-58, 

80, 83, 126 
Friend, Oscar J., 42 
Gardner, Erie Stanley, 114 
Garfield, Brian, 90 
GibneyAI, 115 
Gladney, Graves, 7 A, 132 
GUdden, Fred, 7, 54, 89 
Grennell, Dean A., 15 
Gridley Austin, 22, 25, 45 
Griffin, Andrew A., 24 
Gruber, Frank, 4, 58 
Harris, R.G., 45 
Harrison, C. William, 40 
Haycox, Ernest, 82-83 
Heckelmann, Charles N., 42 
Henderson, George C, 24 



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152 The Pulp Western 



Hero Western, 37 
Hersey, Harold, 53 
Holmes, LP., 71, 117-118 
Hopalong Cassidy, 48, 50 
Johnson, W. Ryerson, 45-47, 58 
Judson, Zane Carroll, 4, 17 
Kelton, Elmer, 70, 96 
Krebs, Roland, 120 
L'Amour, Louis, 58-59, 70, 93 
Leithead, J. Edward, 54, 104 
Lemay, Allan, 126 
Leonard, Elmore, 71, 115-116 
Lone Ranger Magazine, The 42-43 
Lowndes, Robert A., 44, 79-80 
MacDonald, William Colt, 9, 96, 

125 
Masked Rider Western, 42 
Maynard, Guy L., 23-24, 39 
McCuUey, Johnston, 47-48 
McLuhan, Marshall, 33 
Mix, Tom, 50, 84, 93, 124-125, 

143-144 
Movie Western, 51-52 
Mulford, Clarence, 48-49, 125 
Munsey, Frank, 7, 85 
Nafeiger, Ray, 41, 53 
New York Weekly, 2 
Oliphant, Ronald, 17, 23, 27, 62 
Olmstead, Harry, 40 
Overholser, Wayne D., 105 
Patten, Lewis B., 107, 140 
Pete Rice Western, 45 
Powers, Paul S., 18 
Price, E. Hoffman, 12 



Raine, William MacLeod, 107 

Ranch Romances, 99-100, 121 

Rio Kid Western, 40 

Rober, Fred, 44 

Romance Western, The, 33 

Schisgall, Oscar, 42 

Scott, H.W, 13, 27, 130 

Seth Jones, 2 

Shirreffs, Gorden D., 116-117 

Shope, Shorty, 131-132 

Short, Luke, See Glidden, Fred 

Spicy Western Stories, A'5-AA 

Star Western, 40-41 

Sturgeon's Law, 141 

Thrilling Western, 38, 42 

Tilden, Michael, 74 

Todd, William A., 24 

Tompkins, Walker, 22, 60 

True West, 104 

Tuttle, WC, 90-91 

Ward, H.J., 43 

Wells, Lee, 42 

Western Novel and Short Stories, 50 

Western Raider, The, 39-40 

Western Story Magazine, 3, 7, 9-10, 

45,48 
Western Writers of America, The, 

91, 120 
Wheelwright, Thea, 30-31 
WildWest Weekly, 12, 39, 44-45 
Young Wild West, 2-i, 16 
Zane Grey Western, 54-55, 89, 102 
Zorro, 47-48, 124-125 



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